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I want to seek a divorce. I have been established resident

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I want to seek a divorce. I have been established resident in FL for over 6 months now, we were married in MD and my wife still resides in MD. Can I file for divorce here and just serve her the papers if it is no contest?
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You ask: Can I file for divorce here and just serve her the papers if it is no contest?

 

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Yes. You can file in the state where you have lived for at least 6 months and have established your residency, You will then serve the other party. You can get the forms to file from the Clerk of the Court in the county where you live.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Will she have to travel to FL or will there need to be a court date?

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As the Complaintant, you ae the only party who will have to appear at the hearing.

You said it was Uncontested. So there is no need for her to travel or be present

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